Donald S. Groves Scholarship Fund

Award Amount
Application deadline
Awarded By:

Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation

Number of Awards & Eligibility: One award offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must be a resident of West Virginia.
  3. Must be a graduating senior of Nicholas County High School.
  4. Must be a full-time student (minimum of 12 credit hours).
  5. Must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher.
  6. Must be a U.S. citizen.
  7. Must have an ACT score of 20 or higher.
  8. Must be a high school senior at time of application.
  9. Must be an athlete.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: This award is for U.S. high seniors graduating from Nicholas County High School who are athletes and current residents of West Virginia. The applicant must have a 2.5 grade point average or higher and an ACT score of 20 or higher to be eligible.

Application requirements for the Donald S. Groves Scholarship Fund are:

  • Recommendation letter
  • Application form
  • Official Transcript
  • Tax return
Additional Information: Students may only receive one scholarship per year from TGKVF. The applicant will be notified by TGKVF by May 15. The foundation will mail the full amount of the award in August. It is applied to the entire academic year. The check is payable jointly to the recipient and the college, but is mailed directly to the recipient. Any student who withdraws from school for any reason will be expected to notify the foundation of his/her status and refund any unused, refundable portion of the scholarship. In addition to other requirements, the applicant must also demonstrate good moral character and financial need.

Award Amount: $2,800 annually, non-renewable.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $2,800.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Wednesday, February 15, 2023

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Wednesday, February 15, 2023

The application deadline date has not yet been finalized for this year, but is expected to remain the same as previous years. Please check back in November when applications are expected to become available.Applications are available online on The Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation Website (TGKVF).*Please note: Applications are only accepted through online submission. The entire application does not have to be completed at one time. Students will create a password so that they may return to complete the application at a later time.In addition to the application form, the student must submit his/her most recent federal income tax return and grade transcript online. These documents must be scanned and then attached to the application. Students may apply for up to two Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation scholarships using one application.The application and additional documents must be received by the deadline date.
About Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation:
Contact Information: Susan Hoover, Scholarship Coordinator
Address: 900 Lee St. East 16th Floor Charleston, West Virginia 25301

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